In the wake of the 25th UN climate change summit, scientists and activists are warning that governments are failing to act as quickly as the climate crisis requires. Taking matters into their own hands, youth organizers with Extinction Rebellion have led marches, school walkouts, and hunger strikes around the world. Though digital organizing plays a major role in their movement, non-violent civil disobedience is their primary tactic. How does a new generation of climate organizers understand and employ the tactics of non-violence? And can their movement garner the public support necessary to overcome the inertia of political establishment beholden to fossil fuels?
Ayisha Siddiqa Student organizer with Extinction Rebellion, New York City
Giovanni Tamacas Organizer and hunger striker with Extinction Rebellion, Washington D.C.
Libero Della Piana Veteran Community Organizer/Writer
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